For all those times you need to broadcast your own access point where there’s no outlet [Larry] shows us how to make a solar-powered hotspot.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.10.18 at 06:10
Here’s a great tutorial on building your own quadrotor helicopter. This build isn’t necessarily less expensive than others we’ve seen since quality motors, propellers, and control circuitry aren’t cheap.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.09.14 at 03:49
How often does this happen to you? You’re leaving on a long trip, and half way there you remember the TV was left on. Never? Alright then, how about wanting to control an Xbox 360 from within the other room and you don’t have the remote.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.09.14 at 03:32
[Tommy Gober] built this Yagi-Uda antenna that has some handy design features. The boom is a piece of conduit with holes drilled in the appropriate places.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.08.15 at 04:04
If you’re working on a device that includes RF wireless, [Colin's] Guide to PCB Trace Antenna Design might clear some headaches when sending off for PCBs.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.08.12 at 04:59
[dajjhman] wrote in to show us how he added a microphone jack to the handset of his Yaesu radio while retaining the DTMF functions. He states that there were some adapters available on the market, but they are non standard and didn’t really fit his needs.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.08.12 at 04:53
[Michael Vincent] turned his TI-84 Plus into a spectrum analyzer. By running some assembly code on the device the link port can be used as an I2C bus (something we’ll have to keep in mind).
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.07.30 at 06:40
[Andrew] used a DSL router to make his own Terminal Node Controller. This will become part of an APRS-IS network, an Internet-based network built by amateur radio operators.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.07.28 at 17:33
If there is one thing we like, it’s a fellow hacker so enthusiastic about his or her work that they write the article practically for us by including as much detail and information as possible.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.07.28 at 16:34
Add a bit of interest to your radio equipment with one of these unorthodox CW keys. [OH6DC] has been hard at work posting almost sixty of these hacks.
Via Hack a Day | Posted on 2010.07.28 at 16:30